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CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
hamas continue this morning and the threat of an expanding conflict remains as israeli troops meet at the gaza border. >> a parade float carrying wounded vets and their families is struck by a train. >> three employees face criminal charges from the gulf oil spill. >>> staten island support. president obama visits one of new york city's neighborhoods hardest hit by hurricane sandy. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 16, 2012. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporary stop its offensive at the gaza strip with rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the president isisiting to show solidarity with hamas. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing rockets across the border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at s
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
. after another day of air strikes and rocket attacks, israel and hamas are inching closer to a ground war in gaza. the palestinian militant group has fired more than 450 rockets at israel this this week. three israelis have been killed in the attacks. in response, the israeli air force has pounded hamas targets killing at least 28 palestinians, including some children. air raid sirens sounded today in major cities, including jerusalem and tel aviv. allen pizzey is there. >> reporter: nearly 100 rockets fired from gaza made it into israel today, sending people running for shelters. and for the first time ever, a missile reached the edge of jerusalem. the growing threat from hamas is pushing israel closer to a ground war. israeli troops and armor are massing along the board we are gaza. 16,000 reservists have already been called up and the cabinet approved plans that could raise that to 75,000. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned that his government was prepared to expand its operation into gaza. that carries the risk of more casualties on both sides. at least 28 palestinians h
CBS
Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
>>> the gaza crisis, now looking like a war between hamas and israel. reports tonight israel could send ground troops into gaza at any time. hello, i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. tonight israel shows no signs of letting up in the attack on the gaza strip. those strikes have been expanded to target hamas's government buildings, israel also under attack as palestinian militants continue firing rockets into civilian areas including tel aviv. some reports out of the middle east say a ground war is now imminent. we begin tonight with alan in tel aviv. >> reporter: only hours after it was set up this anti-missle battery intercepted a long range rocket fired from gaza and aimed at the heart of israel's commercial capitol. five such batteries called iron dome are being deployed and three more are being rushed into production. in an expansion of the air war against hamas, they struck the movements of the prime minister overnight. attacks were also aimed at other parts of the political structure including a building where the cabinet meets. gaza is one of the most densely populate
CBS
Nov 17, 2012 8:00am EST
'll look at at saturday. a powder keg in the middle east aerial assaults intensify as israel and hamas move to the bripg of all out war. >>> general petraeus on capitol hill caught up on a personal scandal. he gives his version of what happened in the september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >>> then holiday movies, from a return to middle earth to a boy and a tiger at sea on a very small boat. >>> and a high school football star unlike any you have ever seen living out his dream. all of that and so much more on cbs this morning saturday november 17th 2012. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us. welcome to the week end. >> happy weekend. >> we begin with the escalating crisis in the middle east. this morning israeli war planes bombed several targets in the hamas controlled gaza strip and israel called up thousands of reservist for a possible invasion and they spoke with israeli leaders on friday night reiterating israel has a right to defend itself and he also spoke with egyptian leaders trying to diffuse the conflict. allen pizzey is in tel a
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
: throughout the day, the israeli air force struck gaza, but hamas militants kept firing rockets back. warning sirens support israeli civilians scurrying for shelters and the government ordered everyone within 25 miles of the gaza border to stay at home. the tit-for-tat violence was sparked by what the israelis call a targeted assassination, that killed ahmed al-jabaari, and his son. today, more than 1,000 people turned out for his funeral and vowed to hit tel aviv in revenge. hundreds more rocketes were fired into southern israel, most of which were intercepted by a sophisticated israeli antimissile system dubbed "iron dome." the rockets are relatively small, but hamas is thought to have as many as 10,000 of them. fire enough, and some will get through. an israeli family of three was killed when one struck this apartment building 20 miles from gaza. she lived next door and refused to leave. >> it's my place. it's my city. i love this place. >> reporter: even though another rocket could come in any time. >> even 10 times. >> reporter: there have been more than 750 this year. today israeli prim
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
and hamas. >> this battle is escalating. >> israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> as long as i've been here i haven't seen something of this magnitude. >> four people are dead and 17 more hurt after a train crashed a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their wives. >> president obama visited new york. >> i promise we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >> hostess will announce this morning if it will liquidate the entire company. are we on the break of a twinkie shortage? >> buffalo wins it to go to 4-6. >> all that -- >> you're welcome. >> you're very handsome. >> so -- >> that's how i roll too. >> -- and all that matters. >> and president obama and four top congressional leaders willamette at the white house for talks on the nation's looming fiscal cliff. >> -- on cbs "this morning." >> nobody likes the fiscal cliff and so much now didn't have much time to talk about it. >> yeah. the sex scandal is all anybody in washington can talk about. i wonder why the country is in financial ruin? >>> welcome
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 1:35am EST
three more are being rushed into production. in an expansion of the air war against hamas, they struck the movements of the prime minister overnight. attacks were also aimed at other parts of the political structure including a building where the cabinet meets. gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world and any escalation to non- military targets carries the risk of increased civilian casualties. more tan 40 palestinians have been killed at least half civilians including women and children. this girl who was pulled from the rubble appears to be alive. hamas released this video they claim was their rockets being launched. department buildings were hit by four of them that evaded the iron dome batteries deployed. hamas is getting a political boost from visits like this one today by the foreign minister. he called on the international community to help stop what he called this blatant aggression against our families, our citizens, and our brothers in gaza. the israelis insisted their actions are purely defensive and warned hamas it is risking escalation. tro
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 10:30am EST
it will go directly after the territory hamas leaders. palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into israel, including one bound for tel aviv that was shot down by the israeli missile defense system. we'll go to our correspondents in the region for the latest. in thailand, where he was beginning his asian tour, the president strongly sided with israel. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. so we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. and workplaces and potentially killing civilians. and we will continue to support israel's right to defend itself. >> schieffer: back home, the controversy continues over the administration handling of the episode in libya that left four people, including the american ambassador dead. >> this president, this administration has either been guilty of colossal incompetence or engaged in a cover-up, neither of which are acceptable to the american people. >> schieffer: mccain will be with us this morning, and we'll also g
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
killed a hamas military commander yesterday. >> a popular energy drink, five hour energy is making headlines because of a potential link to more than a dozen deaths. >> carrying three babies. >> easy feat especially when they are the heaviest trip lets on record. >> a drunken businessman on the escalators what do you have? a youtube moment. >> simply fantastic. >> all that and that matters. >> nancy pelosi asked whether she should consider stepping aside simply to make room for younger members. >> let's for a moment honor thanks a legitimate question. >> an onlynn petition to allow texas withdraw from the united states has more than 100,000 signatures. >> the signatures are from every state but texas. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in washington. norah o'donnell is in new york. there is a lot to talk about after president obama's first white house news conference in eight months. it covered everything from the budget crisis to libya, to the david petraeus scandal. >> the president himself said that so much has happened lately people forget the election of just
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 7:00pm EST
on hamas targets and militants were firing right back with a rocket aimed at tel aviv which ended up landing in the sea. israel said if hamas continues firing missiles at them, they may send the tanks into gaza. >>> steve colbert says there are only a couple of differences between him and the brand new fax figurine revealed today at madam tusseaus here in d.c. the real colbert says he's already broadcasted naked from the waist down. couldn't get away with that on this show. bruce leshan reports there's yet another difference as well. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me. >> reporter: stephen colbert plays a right wing pundit on comedy central. like anyone vain enough to appear on tv every night. >> i may be a news junkie but i also got to have my story. >> reporter: he just cannot get enough of himself. ah, self-love. colbert said the artist painted him in dots and measured him with calibers. >> i even sent them a dvd of my latest colonoscopy. >> reporter: ey missed one detail. >> i'm american. >> reporter: tried not to be a pompous tv guy myself. how do they do this? do they dip yo
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
today assassinated the commander of the hamas military wing with a precision air strike, and they had the tape to prove it. the warplane scored a direct hit on ahmed jabari's car in gaza. jabari was blamed for numerous terror attacks. israel followed up with a blistering series of airstrikes in gaza against hamas training facilities and rocket launchers. at least 10 palestinians were killed, and the offense seems likely to set off heavy fighting with gaza militants who have a large arsenal the rockets. the owner of the pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak is hauled before congress. did climate change turn sandy into a super storm? and a spectacular sight in the night sky when the cbs evening news continues. [ male ann open enrollment is here. the time to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the time to consider the benefits and stability of an aarp medicarecomplete plan insured through unitedhealthcare. what makes it complete? it can combines medicare parts a and b, with prescription drug coverage, and more, all in one simple
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
and palestinians. hamas rocket fired from gaza killed three israelis. the tensions ratchets up wednesday when israel carried out the targeted killing of a hamas leader. first shot in an expanding military operation. after several days of rocket fire launched from palestinian territories and a missile attack that wound four israeli soldiers israel responded with force on wednesday. an air strike killed ahmad jabari the top commander of mass. the attack killed 10 palestinians including two children. palestinians called for revenge outside the hospital where jabari was taken. prime minister benjamin netanyahu made good on a promise that israelis operation could expand. israeli officials call itself defense. >> israel is acting to protect our people. to defend the civilian population of the south that has been on the receiving end of hundreds of rockets and missiles fired by the terrorists in gaza. no country who sit by idly and see their civilian population target this way. neither will israel. >> the militants fought backfiring dozens of rockets at southern israeli towns. israel said its missil
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
and passport was stolen from shanahan's locker at the heinz field. >>> three people were killed after hamas fired rockets into israel. they are the latest fatalities of the latest e conflict to hit the coastal region. five others were injured in that attack. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
before they could hit their targets. >> i hope that hamas and the other terror organizations in gaza got the message. if not, israel is prepared to take whatever action is necessary to defend our people. >> both israelis and palestinians report innocent women and children have been killed on both sides. egypt's prime minister arrived in the gaza strip this morning to meet with palestinian officials about the attacks. >>> president obama is in budget negotiations with top members of congress. democrats and republicans say they will work together in order to get a deal done. if they don't, the u.s. economy could fall off the fiscal cliff. tara mergener has more. >>reporter: president barack obama sat down with congressional leaders as democrats as republicans look for a way to avoid the fiscal cliff. if the two sides don't reach a budget deal before the end of the year, automatic spending cuts and tax hikes will kick in and possibly throw the economy back into a recession. >> so our challenge is to make sure that we are able to cooperate together, work together, find some common ground.
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
in the gaza strip today. but the truce didn't hold. israel said its air force bombed the house of a hamas commander in the strip. hamas claims to have launched at least 350 rockets at israel. this is the heaviest fighting in the region in four years. >>> a baltimore county teacher is one of the latest patients in maryland to be diagnosed with whooping cough. the good news is the vaccination should probably protect the students but nationwide cases are on the rise. the disease can pose a serious health risk to infants. >>> plans to rebuild the ocean city boardwalk should be finished on schedule despite hurricane sandy. the city's engineer tells the daily times officialeses bury the project lost only two days because of the storm. they're rebuilding between north division and 15th street will be finished in april. >>> it's just about two months away from part of the military is now focused on the presidential inauguration that will be here before you know it. >> hundreds of people are coming to town the coordinate the -- to coordinate the ceremony and the parade and as peggy fox reports fro
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
of the brief visit by egypt's premier. however israel responded firing on hamas commander's home because they say the palestinians broke the truce. three israelis and 18 palestinians were killed earlier in cross border attacks with the israeli military and hamas. fighter jets drops the bombed on the target in gaza this morning. it was the heaviest fighting in the region in four years. >>> the largest oil spill in u.s. history is leading to the largest criminal fine in u.s. history. yesterday bp, british petroleum agreed to pay $4.5 billion in connection to the april 2010 exblog that killed 11 workers and released an estimated 205 million gallons of oil into the gulf of mexico. >>> another federal program was supposed to hit a deadline today. state governments were supposed to decide if they were going to set up health insurance exchanges. well, they now have an extension. it's going to be december 14th. those exchanges if they go into place will let small businesses access online to a marketplace to find more affordable health care. d.c., maryland and 14 other states already established
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
the interior ministry, hamas and several other hamas targets. palestinian militants fired back with a long-range rocket aimed at the port city of tel aviv. panicked israelis ran for shelter. a siren sounded in the capitol. this man says he was at the beach and suddenly he couldn't breathe from all the smoke. israeli police say the rocket landed in the sea. the same thing happened a day earlier. for a third day, the conflict is raging. israeli troops are on stand-by for a possible ground assault. protesters joined funeral processions to demand an end to it. egypt's prime minister condemned israel. he promised to work with arab leaders to broker a truce. anti-missile systems have intercepted over 100 rockets but hundreds more have made it across the border. the military warned if rockets keep coming, they may send tanks and soldiers into gaza. cbs 9 news. >> the last war in gaza was nearly four years ago. israeli troops launched a three- week ground and air invasion. 1400 palestinians and 13 israelis were killed. >>> two people are dead, two others missing, after an oil rig exploded off the
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
strikes are the beginning of a much broader operation against hamas. palestinian leaders have asked the united nations to take steps to stop israel's military operation. u.n. observer in the territory says israel is guilty of war crimes against the palestinian people. >>> some california drivers in sacramento witnessed a small plane make an emergency landing right on a highway median yesterday morning. the pilot was testing a new engine when it lost power at about 3500 feet. the highway remained open although drivers did slow down to take a look at plane. >>> time just about 4:36. grab the coat. we're in for yet another cold day. >>> a popular automaker recalls more than to million vehicles. >>> heading into the holiday season, new reports suggest americans are spending less. >>> 9news returns in two minutes. >>> 4:38. another cold morning. a few spots in the upper 20s. some frost out there as well. another chilly day. some clouds around this morning. we'll be dancing in and out of the clouds this morning or maybe walking in and out of the clouds if you don't like to dance. 48 by no
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
the israeli military and hamas. israeli fighter jets spent the night firing on several targets in gaza. they have stationed troops and tanks at border to prepare for an incursion which is expected to begin sometime today. this is the heaviest fighting in the region if four years -- in four years. >>> a sad story. listen to this. a parade honoring wounded veterans ended in tragedy in midland. texas. four people killed and 17 were injured when a freight train hit the float that the veterans were riding on during this parade. the veterans were on the way to a banquet and they got stuck in traffic on the float flatbed and the train hit the note. float. -- float. it was stuck on the tracks. the lites were working and it sounded its horn but still ended in tragedy. >>> baseball announced its 2012 most valuable players and as expected, detroit tigers' miguel cabrera won the american league award. he was baseball's first triple crown winner since 1967. he hit .333 with 44 home runs and 139 runs batted in. san francisco catcher buster posey was the national league mvp. he came back from a devas
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
a cease-fire between the israelis and the palestinians but earlier today israel shot down another hamas rocket aimed at tel aviv. israeli air strikes continue against hamas strongholds in gaza. divers searching for the two missing workers from an oil platform that caught fire in the gulf of mexico on friday have recovered a body near the site. four other workers are hospitalized with severe burns. president obama has arrived in thailand. his first stop on a three-day trip that includes the first visit to myanmar by a u.s. president. outspoken new jersey governor chris christie has been getting around. last night he was on saturday night live. he thanked his state's rescue and relief workers for their efforts during hurricane sandy. he then offered a critique of super storm tv coverage. >> i also do not want to thank the reporters that put themselves in danger by walking into the middle of a hurricane with their cameras. we don't need you to tell us there's a hurricane. we have windows. >> osgood: here's the day's weather forecast. mostly clear and mild pept in the pacific northwest wher
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
are now asking the u.n. security council to act to stop the bombard mnltses. the military chief of hamas was killed in yesterday's fighting. >>> china has a new leader this morning. he is the son of a party elder and has been vice president for the last five years. china's is the world's second leading power. >>> question of the daytime now. once again 4% of american men admit to doing one of these things. a, asking for parents' approval to marry their bride, b, getting an annual physical or c, reading the instructions or owner's manual? >> one viewer wrote on our facebook fan page, i think the percentage would be higher for c since it seems most men won't do that so it leaves a or b. i think more men are willing to ask for a parents' approval than willing to go to a doctor for anything so my answer is b. >> go to our facebook fan page. we'll have the answer about an hour from now. >> this week we're giving away tickets to "les miserables." all you have to do is answer the question of the day correctly to be entered into the sweepstakes and every day we'll randomly draw a name. that pers
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